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  • Non-scale victory or not?

    10/21/2016 8:42:42 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    Recently several people have asked if I have lost weight. Well, yes, but not very much. In fact, it has been several months since I have se... Read more

  • It's Go Time

    10/17/2016 8:01:18 PM, by TOPS-TORTOISE

    I am so disappointed in myself. I keep gaining and losing the same 10 pounds. I get motivated and do well for a few weeks, then the motivation ... Read more

  • Hard Lesson

    10/17/2016 8:55:40 AM, by BONNIJEAN

    I'm sad that our dog died. Not just because we lost a pet, but because I lost one of my reasons for walking.... Read more

  • Walking for fun and fitness

    10/13/2016 1:19:27 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    Tuesday I participated in Walk at Work for the first time in months. Since the weather was cooler, I really enjoyed it. I need to remember to bri... Read more

  • Fall for Fitness

    10/11/2016 11:16:48 AM, by BONNIJEAN

    Today I brought clothes to wear for Walk At Work. It's cool enough to walk outside. My employer will let me walk for up to an hour whi... Read more

  • 40th High School Reunion this weekend

    10/7/2016 10:10:42 AM, by BONNIJEAN

    My husband's graduating class is gathering for their 40th reunion this weekend. I think I'll know about 6 people, but maybe I'll enjoy meeting ne... Read more

  • Online Learning

    10/6/2016 2:34:42 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I am enjoying online learning from CreativeLive.com and Lynda.com. I'm learning so much that I can apply to weight loss and fitness.... Read more

  • Walking the dog

    10/5/2016 9:22:39 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I can't walk the dog because holding the leash aggravates my tennis elbow. However, now that the weather is a little cooler, I am accompanying my... Read more

  • Wow factor

    10/4/2016 12:27:27 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    My sister-in-law had weight reduction surgery and has lost about 90 pounds. A friend's daughter has lost 85 pounds by replacing meals with shakes... Read more

  • Breaking up is hard to do

    10/3/2016 10:40:18 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I've read breakup blog entries that are humorous. I wish I could be so clever. I have decided that I don't like the way I feel when I eat pe... Read more

  • Thinking about food

    9/29/2016 12:38:24 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    So I was thinking about my relationship with food and wondering why my brain will suggest chocolate and other carbolicious foods when I'm upset o... Read more

  • Conflict Resolutions Concepts Applied to Relationships with Food

    9/28/2016 3:53:54 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I'm reading a book for professional development at work entitled Negotiating the Nonnegotiable. As I'm reading through the book, I find myself th... Read more

  • I found a new place for short walks!

    9/24/2016 6:25:56 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I mentor a teen who is in foster care. Yesterday I got a call saying that she really needed to talk. I called the group home's office to get per... Read more

  • 5 to 10 percent - I have a new goal!

    9/15/2016 12:11:41 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I finally asked my doctor what it would take for me to go off of my medication. She said 5-10 percent weight reduction. Hmm. Her math was a littl... Read more

  • Pounds vs Pokeman

    7/13/2016 3:10:30 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I don't know how long Pokeman will hold my interest, but it's motivating me to move. My daughters talked me into installing the game on my p... Read more

  • Supporting someone fighting anxiety and depression

    5/29/2016 3:53:11 PM, by BONNIJEAN

    I'm parenting a teen struggling with anxiety and depression. I am doing my best to be loving and supporting, but I feel like I'm not adequate. Th... Read more

  • Long Time

    4/29/2016 1:07:21 PM, by ASH22WEE

    Hello, It's been a while since I wrote on my blog. I'm not sure if anyone is reading it but it help me feel better. I had my first weigh in... Read more

  • Week 3

    4/22/2016 9:53:27 AM, by GEORGIAGPEACH

    Week 2: Well week 2 was... kind of a draw. I continued to stick with my fitness plan. I got my new jawbone, and have really enjoyed syncing i... Read more

  • New Goal

    4/21/2016 9:32:12 AM, by BONNIJEAN

    Spring and Summer Goal - 16 pounds Goal Date - August 11 Exercise Strategy - more steps, more walks, strength training Food Strategy - redu... Read more

  • Previous Introduction Text

    4/21/2016 9:11:29 AM, by BONNIJEAN

    How many new beginnings will it take to actually be successful? Well, at least one more. I'm doing the Spark Start challenge this time. I ha... Read more

  • Walking is great!

    4/17/2016 9:28:33 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    Got to walk around Bodie Ghost Toen today. I love gett... Read more

  • Working Out While Away!

    4/16/2016 8:05:25 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    I've been up at my sisters resort in the Sierra's sinc... Read more

  • Week 2

    4/15/2016 9:39:59 AM, by GEORGIAGPEACH

    Week 1 proved to be successful and motivating. I started with slow changes, not all changes in one day. I started with logging one meal a day and... Read more

  • A Year Ago...

    4/15/2016 8:45:31 AM, by ASHWFA

    I found my diary entries for last September, which was almost a year ago, and decided to post them here as a blog entry. A lot has happened since... Read more

  • Aches and Pains

    4/11/2016 1:23:39 PM, by ASH22WEE

    I would just like to say that last night was the first time I went to sleep without pain in my hips/legs and this morning was the first time I wo... Read more

  • Body Composition

    4/11/2016 12:38:54 PM, by ASH22WEE

    I had a body composition done about a week ago. When I got on the scale, it shocked the hell out of me because I didn't realize I weighed as much... Read more

  • Motivation 3/20/16

    3/20/2016 6:48:51 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Press on – nothing can take the place of persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not... Read more

  • Motivation3/19/16

    3/19/2016 10:11:10 PM, by TRAIN_2_RUN

    “Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow” ~ Unknown Sometimes it feels like we’re alw... Read more

  • Positive Self Talk

    2/15/2016 11:29:45 AM, by BEANIETWO83

    I've gotten away from posting positive things about myself. I need to get back into that. 1. I like my eye color 2. I enjoy playing my ins... Read more

  • pnuemonia

    2/11/2016 6:35:14 AM, by BEANIETWO83

    For those of you wondering where I've been the past few days. I have been in bed with pneumonia. Hopefully I'll be back Sparking soon.... Read more

  • Thoughts

    2/7/2016 7:57:54 PM, by BEANIETWO83

    My thoughts are going a million miles a minute. They are so jumbled I do not know what is going on. Last night, I kinda had a break-down and almo... Read more

  • Update

    2/7/2016 4:33:33 PM, by BEANIETWO83

    Well, I made it through work on Friday. Then, Friday afternoon, I spent like 3 hours calling doctors. I think it was really only an hour and a ha... Read more

  • Today

    2/5/2016 11:02:42 AM, by BEANIETWO83

    Well, I was up until about 11:30 last night. Then, I finally went to bed, but I had to sleep practically sitting up so I could breathe. This morn... Read more

  • Frustrated

    2/4/2016 10:01:17 PM, by BEANIETWO83

    I am so utterly frustrated right now. I haven't been able to breathe easily since Tuesday. I ended up at the ER today. I went to my counseling ap... Read more

  • Pulmonologist Visit

    2/3/2016 5:21:08 PM, by BEANIETWO83

    Well, today I had some tests run and saw the pulmonologist. He doesn't think my primary diagnosis is asthma. He thinks that I have vocal chord dy... Read more

  • Can I redo today?

    2/2/2016 7:08:23 PM, by BEANIETWO83

    I wish I could redo today. I've had a terrible day. I don't mean to complain. That is not the intent of this blog. But, I just need to vent. I'm ... Read more

  • Lost weight

    1/31/2016 5:45:27 AM, by BEANIETWO83

    I lost 13.9 lbs total since December... Read more

  • January 30th

    1/30/2016 10:02:46 PM, by BEANIETWO83

    1. I have an amazing, supportive church 2. I have started craving water 3. I have started craving salads 4. Life is awesome 5. I have a good work... Read more

  • January 28, 2016

    1/28/2016 5:45:43 AM, by BEANIETWO83

    Steps to achieve my goals: 1. I will obtain my EdD. (I just submitted another draft of my dissertation last night) A. Subm... Read more

  • January 26, 2016

    1/26/2016 5:48:17 AM, by BEANIETWO83

    As challenged by Woubbie, here are some goals for the future: 1. I will obtain my EdD. (I just submitted another draft of my dissertation la... Read more

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